Public Sector Banks

Public Sector Banks in India

Public Sector Banks in India refers to those banks in which the Government equity / shareholding is more than 50%. At present, there are 22 Public Sector Banks in India of which 21 are scheduled commercial banks while one viz. India Post Payment Bank is a payment bank. These along with their current government equity […]

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Governance Issues in Public Sector Banks and PJ Nayak Committee Report

The banking sector in India is dominated by public-sector banks (PSBs) with government being the majority stake holder in them. In recent years, the Public Sector banks have been suffering with multiple problems of non-performing assets (NPAs), large over-dues; competition, performance, political pressures and so on. In this context, the former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan had […]

Difference between Current Account and Saving Accounts

The basic objective of a Savings Bank Account is to enable the customer save his / her liquid assets and also earn money on that saving. The Savings banks Accounts are preferred by individuals and provide liquidity for private and small businesses sometimes. On the other hand the current account is basically a transactional account […]

Scheduled Commercial Banks in India

The scheduled commercial banks are those banks which are included in the second schedule of RBI Act 1934 and which carry out the normal business of banking such as accepting deposits, giving out loans and other banking services. The major difference between Scheduled Commercial Banks and Scheduled Cooperative Banks is their holding pattern, since cooperatives […]

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